Covid-19 caused its cancellation for the 1st time in its 66-year history in 2020 and this year it comes live from the Ahoy in Rotterdam on Saturday 22 May 2021. We’ve previewed semi 1, semi 2 and the pre-qualified finalists. Our pick to win is Iceland’s Daði Freyr (pictured) with hits group Gagnamagnið and entry 10 Years, a song of the week for us in March.
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WHERE?: Online and available from 19 April to 4 May 2021
WHEN?: 24 April 2021
HOW?: Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield and Dukes Theatre, Lancaster production
RUNTIME: 73 minutes
Gurjeet Singh (pictured above) may be familiar from Channel 4’s school drama Ackley Bridge and here he plays struggling actor and vlogger Ernest/Jamil who is desperate to break into the world of acting success.
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Starstruck is the 1st single to be taken from the 3rd album by Years & Years and the first where the band is officially the solo project of Olly Alexander who starred with great effect in Channel 4’s drama It’s A Sin earlier this year.
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The dearth of British writing about gay London life in the 80s when HIV and AIDS were so predominant was corrected by Channel 4’s magnificent It’s A Sin and is again addressed here in this 90-minute monologue with original music and songs.
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Think classic Blow Monkeys and there’s probably a funky saxophone bossing the groove and coincidentally there’s 1 at the heart of More Than A Miracle, the 2nd single from the band’s new album Journey To You.
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The 2nd 2021 semi final took place on Thursday night and we now have 10 entries including Iceland’s Daði Freyr (pictured above) to add to the 16 finalists – but what results will they earn on the all important Saturday night?
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